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Another find.... #214297 11/09/14 08:52 PM
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Another find....

Noticed while walking thru....
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Re: Another find.... [Re: HotLine1] #214298 11/09/14 08:53 PM
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Feels like I'm walking in Joe T's footsteps.

Now only if I could figure out why the pics are sideways??


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Re: Another find.... [Re: HotLine1] #214301 11/10/14 01:42 AM
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Phones usually shoot pictures sideways. They are "portrait" and PCs are landscape. Some software can fix that on the fly or you can put it in a photo editor and rotate it.

http://gfretwell.com/ftp/Condenser%20disco.jpg


What's wrong with that?

Plenty of working space wink



Re: Another find.... [Re: HotLine1] #214303 11/10/14 11:59 AM
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The 4" square box!!


John
Re: Another find.... [Re: HotLine1] #214305 11/10/14 02:04 PM
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... At least

I am not sure I am crazy about the whole mess.


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Re: Another find.... [Re: HotLine1] #214311 11/12/14 03:43 AM
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HVAC techs strike again?

Re: Another find.... [Re: HotLine1] #214312 11/12/14 10:23 PM
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Transitioning from PVC to Sealtite -- all that is needed is a threaded coupling and a T/A on the PVC.

The entire layout is weird. In my neck of the woods, the disco is always mounted directly on the structure (residential) with a whip coming out. (Usually cheesy Greenfield.)

Of course, the disco could've just been slapped on top of the PVC stub out. The extra height -- and work -- are a dead loss.


Tesla
Re: Another find.... [Re: HotLine1] #214313 11/13/14 02:47 AM
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I agree, this whole mess was just ugly. I imagine they decided the only way to get working clearance from a wall mounted disco would mean cutting down that bush and the homeowner wasn't going for it. I am still not sure I would OK it hanging on the machine. (110.3(B)?)
Every condenser book I have seen says "do not install the switch on the unit, " (from the Goodman book. that is what this one looks like)
Maybe a post?
Of course the 1900 box is just a cherry on top.


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The unit could be a American Standard / Trane, which in my opinion are just good scrap metal because of the louvers over the coils & the way they are designed, it makes them VERY difficult to clean the coils. Hate those junkers.


Re: Another find.... [Re: HotLine1] #214316 11/13/14 11:39 AM
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This is an old apartment complex. No permits, no inspections. (Obviously)

I saw this walking thru the complex on a response to a call from the FD.

There are many of these HVAC installs in a few apt/condo complexes that are worthy of pics.


John
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